Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Director, Center for Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Psychologist, Women’s Mental Health Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Associate Director for Research Training, South Central Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center
Director, Advanced Psychology Fellowship, South Central Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, North Little Rock Site.
Core Investigator, Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System
Michael Cucciare is a clinical psychologist and health services researcher interested in using technology to improve outcomes for persons with substance use and mental health disorders. He is currently a PI on projects that adapt and test the effectiveness of a direct-to-patient self-management intervention for reducing long-term benzodiazepine use (VA HSR&D, IIR 18-029) and a virtual intervention to improve linkage to alcohol care for primary care patients with hazardous drinking and mental health symptoms (VA HSR&D, IIR 20-058). He is also a PI on a project testing the effectiveness of a brief case management intervention to improve criminal justice and substance use outcomes in homeless Veterans (VA HSR&D, IIR 18-040) and is currently a co-I on several NIAAA/NIDA funded grants testing the effectiveness of innovative interventions to improve outcomes for substance using populations.
Research Interests: addiction health services research, development and evaluation of interventions for improving substance use and mental health outcomes in medical populations, brief intervention